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Materialism as defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary is a preoccupation with or stress upon material rather than intellectual or spiritual things As days go by more and more of our children are becoming materialistic Influenced by television movies and advertisements children want what they see They feel that what they want is what they need and unfortunately parents arent doing much to stop this Young adults dont seem to know the value of a dollar Their continuous wanting is making them more self absorbed and selfish not caring about issues in the world around them Even when parents try and put a stop to their childrens obsession children respond by screaming and telling their parents that they hate them because they arent giving them what they want Parents dont like the fact of being hated by their children so they quickly go and do as their child says even if that means buying them all the video games that they want even if it is inappropriate for their age Parents want to say no but they dont want to have their child be upset with them httpwwwprogressorg archiveethics01htm It is more likely to find parents these days that are workaholics They dont spend too much time with their children so the hour that they might have on the weekend with them they give in to their childs desires Parents feel bad for not being connected with their children and so it feels wrong to say No when their children ask for new toys that they dont need Once a child sees that his or her parent is giving in to their demand so easily they know that they can take advantage Debbie Mandel wrote an article on this topic and stated Children are blatantly letting you know that they are experiencing self-doubts and fears httpwwwbellaonlinecomarticlesart15516asp Children fear that they would not be accepted into the popular group in their class if they dont have the
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